Cheap flights from Melbourne to Chennai

MEL — MAA
22 May — 29 May1
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The best prices from Melbourne to Chennai are usually found in August or March, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Friday and return on a Tuesday

How to find the cheapest flight from Melbourne to Chennai

All the information you need to plan the best ME1 to MAA flight in 2022: compare Melbourne to Chennai flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Chennai.

MEL - MAA

Price

$478 - $990

MAA

Temperature

25 - 33 °C

MAA

Rainfall

10 - 330 mm

Popular inDecemberHigh demand for flights, 39% potential price rise
Cheapest inAugustBest time to find cheap flights, 21% potential price drop
Round-trip from$690From Melbourne to Chennai
One-way from$154One-way flight from Melbourne to Chennai

What is the cheapest day to fly return from Melbourne to Chennai?

Departing on a Monday is a good option for securing a great price. You can expect to save up to 8% when planning your travel around this day of the week.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Melbourne to Chennai?

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 60 days in advance, which can save you up to 12% on flights from Melbourne to Chennai compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 60 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at $977. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $1,075.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Melbourne to Chennai?

Our data shows that August tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Chennai from Melbourne. Users have commonly found prices around $878 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $629. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Melbourne to Chennai (MEL - MAA)?

It’s optimal to fly from Melbourne to Chennai in the evening. By choosing this option you can save up to 15% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight at midday.

Cheap flights from Melbourne to Chennai in May, June 2022

The best prices found for Melbourne to MAA flights in May, June
19 Jun. - 19 Jul.
MEL

Melbourne

MAA

Chennai

1 stop

21h 00m
MAA

Chennai

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

27h 55m
$342

Multiple Airlines

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18 Jun. - 16 Jul.
MEL

Melbourne

MAA

Chennai

1 stop

21h 00m
MAA

Chennai

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

21h 20m
$368

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 15/5/22

16 Jun. - 27 Jul.
MEL

Melbourne

MAA

Chennai

1 stop

30h 15m
MAA

Chennai

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

21h 45m
$395

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 14/5/22

Melbourne to Chennai 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Chennai from Melbourne found for this year
14 Dec. - 25 Jan.
MEL

Melbourne

MAA

Chennai

1 stop

20h 40m
MAA

Chennai

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

19h 55m
$307

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 15/5/22

30 Nov. - 17 Jan.
MEL

Melbourne

MAA

Chennai

1 stop

20h 40m
MAA

Chennai

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

27h 55m
$313

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 15/5/22

16 Sep. - 21 Oct.
MEL

Melbourne

MAA

Chennai

1 stop

30h 15m
MAA

Chennai

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

27h 30m
$340

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 15/5/22

Cheap SriLankan Airlines flights from Melbourne to Chennai

14 Sep. - 12 Oct.
MEL

Melbourne

MAA

Chennai

1 stop

32h 30m
MAA

Chennai

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

18h 05m
$835

SriLankan Airlines

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Deal found 15/5/22

31 May - 7 Jun.
MEL

Melbourne

MAA

Chennai

1 stop

14h 45m
MAA

Chennai

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

24h 10m
$848

SriLankan Airlines

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Deal found 15/5/22

31 May - 7 Jun.
MEL

Melbourne

MAA

Chennai

1 stop

21h 10m
MAA

Chennai

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

18h 05m
$858

SriLankan Airlines

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Deal found 17/5/22

Last-minute flights from Melbourne to Chennai

Late deals on return flights to Chennai from Melbourne, departing today and this week
25 May - 7 Jul.
MEL

Melbourne

MAA

Chennai

1 stop

21h 00m
MAA

Chennai

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

27h 55m
$749

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 15/5/22

24 May - 1 Jun.
MEL

Melbourne

MAA

Chennai

2 stops

30h 10m
MAA

Chennai

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

29h 35m
$843

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 17/5/22

22 May - 30 May
MEL

Melbourne

MAA

Chennai

2 stops

30h 10m
MAA

Chennai

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

21h 45m
$881

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 15/5/22

One-way flights to Chennai from Melbourne

The cheapest one-way flights from Melbourne to Chennai
9 Jun.
MEL

Melbourne

MAA

Chennai

1 stop

21h 00m
$154

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 14/5/22

5 Jun.
MEL

Melbourne

MAA

Chennai

1 stop

30h 15m
$291

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 16/5/22

27 Jul.
MEL

Melbourne

MAA

Chennai

2 stops

38h 30m
$381

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 15/5/22

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Melbourne to Chennai flights.

What airport do you fly into for flights to Chennai from Melbourne?

For a flight from Melbourne to Chennai, you will be flying into Chennai. Chennai (MAA) is just 16.5 km from the centre vof the city. Chennai is the only Chennai airport and it handles 0 inbound flights from Melbourne per day. 13 airlines have flights to Chennai from Melbourne on a regular basis.

Which airlines flying from Melbourne to Chennai have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like Scoot, Singapore Airlines, and Malaysia Airlines flying from Melbourne to Chennai have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

Can I find flights from Melbourne to Chennai for under $400 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Melbourne to Chennai for under $400. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $340, but on average you can expect to pay $643.

Are there last-minute flights available from Melbourne to Chennai for under $800?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Melbourne to Chennai within the next 7 days for less than $800.

How popular is this Melbourne to Chennai flight route?

Within the past month, 11,067 users have taken a look at flights from Melbourne to Chennai.

What is the cheapest airline to fly from Melbourne to Chennai round-trip?

Cheapflights users have booked flights from Melbourne to Chennai round-trip from $835. SriLankan Airlines is 4% cheaper than the average price of flights available within the next 90 days to this destination.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Melbourne to Chennai?

Air India, Emirates and Etihad Airways are the most popular airlines when flying from Melbourne to Chennai.

What are the cheapest flights from Melbourne to Chennai?

On average you can expect to pay $2,882 for a flight from Melbourne to Chennai. The cheapest flight overall is $633 while the most popular route, (Melbourne - Chennai) is currently priced at $313.

Top 5 airlines flying from Melbourne to Chennai

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Melbourne to Chennai choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
ScootCheapest$533Average$982FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/ACOVID-19 safety
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Qantas AirwaysCheapest$541Average$857FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time74%COVID-19 safety
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Virgin AustraliaCheapest$785Average$1,088FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time80%COVID-19 safety
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Thai AirwaysCheapest$849Average$1,119FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time77%COVID-19 safety
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SriLankan AirlinesCheapest$866Average$1,289FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time68%COVID-19 safety
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